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  • 12:00 AM
    Overnight Music
  • Tune in for a nightly mix that spans the centuries: from full-length operas, oratorios and major symphonies to the latest offerings from New York's vibrant new music scene.

  • 05:30 AM
    Jeff Spurgeon
  • Jeff Spurgeon has been the morning host of WQXR since 2006. He joined WQXR in 1997 and during his 30-year career in radio, Spurgeon has been an announcer, reporter, newscaster, interviewer and producer

  • 08:30 AM
    Matters of Economy
  • Paul Ryan's Budget Battle

    Last week the GOP-led House of Representatives passed the budget plan championed by Wisconsin Republican Paul Ryan. The vote fell, for the most part, down party lines.

  • 08:45 AM
    Jeff Spurgeon
  • Jeff Spurgeon has been the morning host of WQXR since 2006. He joined WQXR in 1997 and during his 30-year career in radio, Spurgeon has been an announcer, reporter, newscaster, interviewer and producer

  • 10:00 AM
    Midge Woolsey
  • Midge Woolsey became an announcer at WQXR in 1993. On Jan. 31, 2013, she signed off after her final shift at WQXR. Midge has hosted many television specials for WNET including The Three Tenors Live in Paris and The PBS Millennium project.

  • 03:00 PM
    Annie Bergen
  • Annie Bergen

    Annie Bergen's reports on film, music, theater, books and art have won several awards, including an "Outstanding Feature Story" award from the NYSBA. She has interviewed more than 300 arts personalities and is now featured on various WQXR programs.

  • 04:30 PM
    Music For Passover
  • Naomi Lewin

    The Jewish holiday of Passover celebrates the story of Exodus, freedom from slavery, and the renewal of life. Join Naomi Lewin for a pre-Seder program of music for Passover.

  • 05:00 PM
    Annie Bergen
  • Annie Bergen

    Annie Bergen's reports on film, music, theater, books and art have won several awards, including an "Outstanding Feature Story" award from the NYSBA. She has interviewed more than 300 arts personalities and is now featured on various WQXR programs.

  • 07:00 PM
    David Garland
  • David Garland hosts Saturday and Sunday evenings on WQXR. 

  • 07:30 PM
    The Writer's Almanac
  • Each day, Garrison Keillor recounts the highlights of this day in history and reads a short poem or two on The Writer's Almanac.

  • 07:45 PM
    David Garland
  • David Garland hosts Saturday and Sunday evenings on WQXR. 

  • 08:00 PM
    Symphony Hall
  • Symphony Hall is a one-hour program airing each weeknight that features a full-length major symphonic work. Performances are drawn from major symphony orchestras from around the globe. To find out what you heard, please consult our playlists. Symphony Hall airs weeknights at 8PM on 105.9 FM.

  • 09:00 PM
    David Garland
  • David Garland hosts Saturday and Sunday evenings on WQXR. 

  • 11:00 PM
    Exploring Music
  • St. Matthew Passion

    Composed in 1727, it’s one of two surviving settings of the last days of Jesus Christ composed by J.S. Bach. We’ll explore the history of this masterpiece and sample different recordings.